Large global media company is looking for a Credit Manager to be responsible for Credit Control across the regions on Europe & IMEA.
•Provide strategic advice and accurate reporting to the Europe & IMEA CFO on all matters relating to credit control and A/R;
•Manage the A/R client data base for Europe & IMEA;
•Manage significant accounts, develop and manage account relationships with clients;
•Improve where necessary in house credit control systems;
•Attend management and consultant meetings in cases of all A/R related matters Europe and IMEA;
•Identify and pursue late or bad payers locally and globally;
•Enforce terms of business to all clients in a polite but firm and professional manner;
•Develop and manage implementation of client and management communication channels;
•Implement controlled letter, reminders and statements cycle;
•Maintain relationship with Partners and Directors;
•Prioritize credit control procedures, calls logging, forecasting etc;
•Manage and conduct understanding and awareness of the credit control function to team members across the regions;
•Coach and mentor other team members in A/R related matters where applicable;
•Liaise with the Europe and IMEA Financial Controllers in all related A/R matters;
•Implement escalation channels for the resolve of client queries that may hamper effective collection;
•Keep and maintain files on client contracts, project set-up forms, budgets and PO documentation for EUROPE & IMEA;
•Conduct credit vetting where necessary prior to service where applicable;
•Advise senior management of all possible bad debts discuss strategic solutions and advice on bad debt provision;
•Advise senior management and directors on all possible slow client payment recovery;
•Ensure that there is accurate and timely forecasting of cash from debt receipts for all businesses.
•Experience working with multi-currency ledgers within a multi-national environment;
•Preferred previous experience associated in the implementation of credit control systems. Understanding of Double entry bookkeeping;
•Used to leading and motivating a team of people;
•Used to hitting tight reporting deadlines with an eye for accuracy and completeness;
•Experience and practical understanding of financial requirements in various European countries;
•Systems literate and very good with Excel;
•Good working knowledge of UK and European VAT;
•Ready for a challenge.
About the Company
About the Company
Mackenzie Jones Middle East has decades of HR, Marketing, Finance & Accounting, Sales, Secretarial & Business Support, Management Consulting and Engineering recruitment expertise. Along with a deep understanding of key market sectors and regions, we never forget to treat clients, companies and candidates as individuals who have unique needs.
So we always listen, constantly learn, occasionally challenge and frequently advise. It’s all part of a service renowned for its courtesy, consideration and dedication. Based in Dubai since 2006, our office covers the GCC and Levant countries and with the right regional expertise, we are the leading specialists.
We’re growing rapidly because people appreciate our honesty, commitment and results.
Areas of specialties we recruit for are: Human Resources, Finance & Accounting, Marketing, Sales, Secretarial & Business Support, Executive Search, Banking & Financial Services, Management Consulting and Engineering.